Sailor Flat Trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry trek it normally. This trail has a total elevation difference of 2,534 feet, and that is higher than average. The time needed for this trek is roughly 6.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. Some parts of this great outdoors hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the great outdoors hiking trail, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. Keep in mind that this is a long great outdoors trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This great outdoors trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Being 7.6 miles long it's an average length great outdoors hiking trail.